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Awards & Recognition

Awards by year


COMPETITION ENTRY WINNER PLACEMENT
Council for the Support and Advancement of Education (CASE) Region III Awards

Commercial or Public Service Announcements: “Big Orange. Big Ideas. Tennessee’s Energy” Halftime Spot

Office of Communications and Marketing Grand Award
CASE Region III Awards

Annual Reports: Blazing Trails: The Chancellor’s 2014 Annual Report

Office of Communications and Marketing Award of Excellence
CASE Region III Awards Total Advertising Campaigns: Consent Campaign Office of Communications and Marketing for the Center for Health Education and Wellness Award of Excellence
CASE Region III Awards Media Relations Programs: Announcing IACMI Office of Communications and Marketing Special Merit
American Advertising Federation (AAF), Knoxville, ADDY Awards Online Films, Videos, and Sound: “When I Became a Vol Big Orange Give Video Office of Communications and Marketing for UT Alumni Affairs and Development Gold
ADDY Awards, Knoxville Integrated Campaigns: Experience Learning Office of Communications and Marketing for the Office of the Provost Gold
ADDY Awards, Knoxville Films and Video: “Vol Minute” featuring Tennessee Rowing Office of Communications and Marketing for UT Alumni Affairs and Development Gold
ADDY Awards, Knoxville Public Service: Make Orange Green Calendar Office of Communications and Marketing for the Office of Sustainability Gold
ADDY Awards, Knoxville Public Service: Search Campaign Office of Communications and Marketing for Undergraduate Admissions Silver
ADDY Awards, Knoxville  Visual: Emojis Office of Communications and Marketing Silver
ADDY Awards, Knoxville Newspaper Advertising: Experience Learning ads Office of Communications and Marketing for the Office of the Provost Silver
ADDY Awards, Knoxville Public Service: Blazing Trails: The 2014 Chancellor’s Annual Report Office of Communications and Marketing Silver
ADDY Awards, Knoxville Collateral Material: Torchbearer magazine cover, fall 2015 Office of Communications and Marketing Silver
ADDY Awards, Knoxville Online Films, Videos, and Sound: “The Pride—featuring Charlie Daniels” Big Orange Give video Office of Communications and Marketing for UT Alumni Affairs and Development Silver
ADDY Awards, Knoxville Online Films, Videos, and Sound: “Be a Hero” VOLstarter video Office of Communications and Marketing for UT Alumni Affairs and Development Silver
ADDY Awards, Knoxville Online Films, Videos, and Sound: “Because We’re Vols” Civility video Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
ADDY Awards, Knoxville Television Advertising and Public Service Television: “Where Minds Meet” Halftime Spot Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
ADDY Awards, Knoxville Online Films, Videos, and Sound: “Dog’s Best Friend” video Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
TCPRA College promotional video: “Because We’re Vols” The University of Tennessee Best in Show
 TCPRA College promotional video: “Because We’re Vols” The University of Tennessee Gold
 TCPRA Social media: Big Orange Emojis Office of Communications and Marketing Silver
 TCPRA Media Relations Campaigns: Experience Learning Office of the Provost Silver
 TCPRA Special Events: Big Orange Bus Tour The University of Tennessee Silver
 TCPRA Feature Writing: “On June Twenty-Sixth” Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
 TCPRA Reports: 2015 Chancellor’s Annual Report Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
 TCPRA Special Publications: Make Orange Green Calendar Office of Sustainability Bronze


COMPETITION ENTRY WINNER PLACEMENT
Telly Awards

Film/Video, Promotional/ Education: Big Orange Big Ideas: Tennessee’s Energy

Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
Telly Awards TV Commercial, Colleges & Universities: Big Orange Big Ideas: Tennessee’s Energy Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
Telly Awards Online Video, Education: VOLstarter Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
Telly Awards Online Video, Education: OneStop Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
American Advertising Federation (Knoxville chapter) Consent Campaign Office of Communications and Marketing for the Center for Health Education and Wellness Special Judges Award: Copywriting
American Advertising Federation (Knoxville chapter) Consent Campaign Office of Communications and Marketing for the Center for Health Education and Wellness Silver
American Advertising Federation (Knoxville chapter)

Jimmy G. Cheek Big Orange Give Video

University of Tennessee Bronze
American Advertising Federation (Knoxville chapter) One Stop Express Student Services video University of Tennessee Silver
University and College Designers Association Campaign strategy: Consent Campaign Office of Communications and Marketing for the Center for Health Education and Wellness

Award of Excellence

University and College Designers Association Special Event: Picnic on the Plaza Office of Communications and Marketing Award of Excellence
University and College Designers Association Identity Program: Make Orange Green Office of Communications and Marketing Award of Excellence
Print Regional Design Annual Poster: Celebrating 50 Years of Student Rights Office of Communications and Marketing
TCPRA 2014 Chancellor’s Annual Report University of Tennessee Gold
TCPRA E-Newsletter: Notes from the Chancellor Office of Communications and Marketing Gold
TCPRA “Big Orange. Big Ideas. Tennessee’s Energy” halftime spot Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
TCPRA eTorch Office of Communications and Marketing Gold
TCPRA  Consent Campaign Center for Health Education and Wellness Gold
TCPRA Making the Grade in Retention video Office of Communications and Marketing Silver


COMPETITION ENTRY WINNER PLACEMENT
CASE District III Promotional Campaign for Ride the T Transit System Office of Communications and Marketing Grand Prize
CASE District III Big Orange. Big Ideas: Unique and Creative Minds” video Office of Communications and Marketing Special Merit
TCPRA Overall Promotional Campaign: UT T-Bus Rebranding Office of Communications and Marketing Gold
TCPRA Special Event: UT Confucius Institute Opening Office of Communications and Marketing Gold
TCPRA

College Promotional Video: Big Orange Friday, What Day is It?

Office of Communications and Marketing Gold
TCPRA

“You Are Our Rock” Impact Report

Office of Communications and Marketing Gold
TCPRA

News Writing: Crocodiles are Cleverer than Previously Thought

Office of Communications and Marketing Gold
Telly Award Regional TV & Multi-Market Cable—Schools/Colleges/Universities: UT Big Orange Big Ideas 2013 PSA Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
Telly Award Branded Content—Promotional Branding: UT Faculty Appreciation Week Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
Telly Award Internet/Online Commercial Campaign—Promotional Branding: UT Big Orange Friday Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze


COMPETITION ENTRY WINNER PLACEMENT
CASE District III Big Orange. Big Ideas. (Brand Book) Office of Communications and Marketing Grand Prize
American Advertising Federation (Knoxville chapter) Change the World” Admissions Video University of Tennessee Gold Addy
CASE District III Welcome Week 2012 website Office of Communications and Marketing Award of Excellence
CASE District III 2011 Chancellor’s Report Office of Communications and Marketing Award of Excellence
CASE District III University of Tennessee branding campaign Office of Communications and Marketing Award of Excellence
CASE District III “Big Orange. Big Ideas.” television halftime spot Office of Communications and Marketing Special Merit
CASE District III Spring 2012 Commencement social media strategy Office of Communications and Marketing Special Merit
CASE District III Science Alliance 2012 annual report Office of Communications and Marketing Special Merit
CASE District III 2012 Accolades magazine Office of Communications and Marketing Special Merit
CASE District III Cone Zone campus construction website and signage project Office of Communications and Marketing Special Merit
CASE District III “Big Orange. Big Ideas.” Branding Campaign Launch Office of Communications and Marketing Special Merit
CASE District III “What’s Your Big Idea?” video series Office of Communications and Marketing Special Merit
CASE District III 2012 Fall Festival Posters Office of Communications and Marketing Special Merit
Telly Awards Regional TV and Multi-Market Cable—Schools/Colleges/Universities: UT Big Orange. Big Ideas. PSA Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
Telly Awards Branded Content—Promotional Branding: UT Big Orange. Big Ideas. PSA Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
Telly Awards Non-Broadcast Productions—Videography/Cinematography: UT Admissions: Change the World Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
Telly Awards Non-Broadcast Productions—Art Direction: UT Admissions: Change the World Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
Telly Awards Non-Broadcast Productions—Miscellaneous: UT Admissions: Change the World Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
Telly Awards Non-Broadcast Productions—Motivational: UT Freshmen Orientation Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
Telly Awards Local TV & Cable—Public Service: Tennessee Health Insurance Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze
Telly Awards Non-Broadcast Productions—Social Issues: The Gang Thang: Choose Not to Lose Office of Communications and Marketing Bronze


COMPETITION CATEGORY ENTRY WINNER PLACEMENT
CASE District III Printed Publications: Annual Reports 2010 Chancellor’s Report Office of Communications and Marketing Grand Award
CASE District III Total Programs: Institutional Programs Civility and Community Initiative Office of Communications and Marketing Award of Excellence
32nd Annual Telly Awards Education A Call for Civility University of Tennessee Silver Telly
CASE District III Magazines: Other Quest, Fall 2011 Office of Communications and Marketing Special Merit
CASE District III Total Programs: Institutional Relations 50th Anniversary of African American Integration Office of Communications and Marketing Special Merit
CASE District III Website Design & Implementation Ready for the World Redesign Office of Communications and Marketing Special Merit
CASE District III News & Feature Writing: General News or Feature Story Your Mileage May Vary Office of Communications and Marketing Special Merit


COMPETITION CATEGORY ENTRY WINNER PLACEMENT
PRSA Volunteer Chapter Planning and execution of the 2010 College of Arts & Sciences commencement ceremony Office of Communications and Marketing Award of Excellence
East Tennessee Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists Online use of video Girls Learn About the World of Transportation at Transportation Academy Office of Communications and Marketing Award of Excellence
PRSA Volunteer Chapter Ray’s Place Office of Communications and Marketing Award of Excellence
Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA) Afghanistan Care Packages Office of Communications and Marketing Gold Award
Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA) Planning and execution of the gubernatorial debate, in coordination with WBIR Office of Communications and Marketing Gold Award
Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA) Electronic newsletters Chancellor’s newsletter, Notes from the Chancellor, and Provost’s newsletter, Priorities Office of Communications and Marketing Gold Award
PRSA Volunteer Chapter Planning and execution of the gubernatorial debate, in coordination with WBIR Office of Communications and Marketing Award of Quality
PRSA Volunteer Chapter Electronic newsletters Chancellor’s newsletter, Notes from the Chancellor, and Provost’s newsletter, Priorities Office of Communications and Marketing Award of Quality
PRSA Volunteer Chapter Afghanistan Care Packages Office of Communications and Marketing Award of Quality
Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA) Girls Learn About the World of Transportation at Transportation Academy Office of Communications and Marketing Silver Award
PRSA Volunteer Chapter Girls Learn About the World of Transportation at Transportation Academy Office of Communications and Marketing Award of Merit


COMPETITION CATEGORY ENTRY WINNER PLACEMENT
ADDY Direct Marketing-Single UT Parents Association & University Housing Angie Dobbs, Diane Pitts Citation of Excellence: Bronze
ADDY Collateral Material – Brochure UT Office of Admissions Jill Sanders, Diane Pitts Citation of Excellence: Bronze
ADDY Public Service – Collateral Ready for the World Passport Jill Sanders, Mary Marshburn Citation of Excellence: Bronze
ADDY Elements of Advertising – Illustration Autumn Festival Illustration Angie Dobbs Citation of Excellence: Bronze
PRSA Community Relations Ready for the World: Smokey Program Amy Blakely Award of Quality
PRSA Writing, Feature Homegrown Music Amy Blakely Award of Quality
PRSA Writing, Hard News Harry Potter Amy Blakely Award of Merit
PRSA Collaterals, Direct Mail Cultural Attractions Series Lee Hume Award of Merit
PRSA Newsletters, Electronic eTorch Leigh Shoemaker & Diane Ballard Award of Quality
PRSA Collaterals, Invitations Donor Leadership Appreciation Event Invitation Bill Baker Award of Quality
PRSA Web Sites, Education utk.edu Darren Hughes Award of Merit
PRSA Magazines/Periodicals, Government/Public Service Reaching Out Leigh Powell & Jill Sanders Award of Merit
PRSA Collaterals, Posters Taking PrecaUTions Leigh Powell & Jill Sanders Award of Merit
PRSA Writing, Column Alexander and Gordon at Forefront of Scientific Leadership Jay Mayfield Award of Quality
PRSA Collaterals, Brochures All That Glitters Is Orange Leigh Powell & Jill Sanders Award of Merit
PRSA Collaterals, Direct Mail UTNAA Tour Program Lee Hume Award of Quality
PRSA Public Service Tennessee Govenor’s Academy Jay Mayfield Award of Quality
PRSA Web Sites, Education Ready for the World Darren Hughes Award of Quality
PRSA Crisis Communications Safety Karen Collins & Elizabeth Davis Award of Quality
PRSA Collaterals, Specialty Items AUTumn in Knoxville Angie Dobbs Award of Merit
PRSA Collaterals, Catalogs Sacred Beauty Leigh Powell & Jill Sanders Award of Excellence
PRSA Newsletters, Electronic TN Today or eTorch Tennessee Today Award of Excellence
PRSA Special Events & Observances, One day or less Kick-Off to Commencement Beth Gladden Award of Excellence
PRSA Newsletters, Government / Public Service Gratia Leigh Powell Award of Excellence
PRSA Writing, Hard News Big Bopper Amy Blakely Award of Excellence
PRSA Writing, Feature Father Bernie Amy Blakely Award of Excellence
PRSA Internal Communications Internal Communications Program Award of Excellence


COMPETITION CATEGORY ENTRY WINNER PLACEMENT
KAF Elements of Advertising Logo Love United Gospel Choir Logo Angie Dobbs 3rd Place
KAF Advertising for the Arts & Sciences Collateral Shipley Poetry Reading Poster Angie Dobbs, Kathy Aycock 2nd Place
KAF Alumnus Magazine Collateral Material Publication Design Series UT Nat’l Alumni Association 2nd Place
KAF Advertising for the Arts & Sciences Shipley Poetry Reading Poster UT Department of English 2nd Place
KAF Direct Marketing, Specialty Advertising, Other Merchandise Admissions Laundry Bag UT Admissions 2nd Place
PRSA Writing, Column A Big Idea for the Coming Year University of Tennessee
PRSA Special Events & Observances, One day or less fUTure Kickoff Celebration UT Office of Public Relations
PRSA Writing, Feature Back On Their Feet Again UT Office of Public Relations
PRSA Media Relations FUTure: UT Branding Campaign UT Office of Public Relations
PRSA Writing, Hard News UT Researchers Work Reveals 220-Year-Old Hurricane History UT Office of Public Relations
PRSA Community Relations Promise Scholarship State Tour UT Office of Public Relations
PRSA Magazines/Periodicals, non-profit Torchbearer UT Office of Public Relations
PRSA J. Carroll Bateman Award Ready for the World UT Office of Public Relations Best of Show
PRSA Writing, Column University of Tennessee
PRSA Newsletters, Electronic UT Office of Public Relations
PRSA Internal Communications UT Office of Public Relations
TCPRA Alumni Magazine Article Back On Their Feet Again Amy Blakely
TCPRA Alumni Magazine Article ShUT My MoUTh Amy Blakely
TCPRA Media Success Story Make Orange Green Jay Mayfield
TCPRA University or Alumni Magazine-Tabloid size Torchbearer Summer 2006 Chuck Thomas, Diane Ballard
TCPRA Print Advertisement OUTreach Ad Donna McClure, Diane Ballard 1st Place
TCPRA Overall Promotional Campaign FUTure: UT Branding Campaign Amy Blakely 1st Place
TCPRA Poster Office of Student Activities Spring Semester 2007 Events Angie Dobbs
TCPRA Brochure/Flyer Cultural Attractions Series 2006-2007 Angie Dobbs
TCPRA Alumni Magazine Article Of Crimes and Clues Amy Blakely
TCPRA Media Success Story Promise Scholarship Initiative Amy Blakely
TCPRA University or Alumni Magazine Tennessee Alumnus Fall 2006 Chuck Thomas, Diane Ballard
TCPRA Video DVD Building Upon Traditions Katherine Garrott, Rod Starns
TCPRA Alumni Magazine The University of Memphis Magazine Summer 2006 Aaron Drown
TCPRA Printed Newsletters Update Greg Russell
TCPRA Alumni Magazine The University of Memphis Magazine Summer 2006 Aaron Drown
TCPRA Overall Promotional Campaign 1st Place
TCPRA College Viewbook 1st Place
TCPRA Communication Award Best of Show
TCPRA Specialty Item 1st Place
TCPRA Print Advertisement 1st Place
TCPRA Web Page 3rd Place
TCPRA Media Success Story 2nd Place
TCPRA University or Alumni Magazine 3rd Place
CASE III Institutional Relations Programs UT Safety Alert Karen Collins, Leigh Powell & Jill Sanders **Award of Excellence
CASE III Media Relations Programs Ready for the World Office of Communications & Marketing **Award of Excellence
CASE III Public Affairs Programs UTTV Video & Photography **Award of Excellence
CASE III Institutional Relations Projects Where in the World is Smokey Amy Blakely & Linda Weaver Special Merit
CASE III Institutional Relations Projects All That Glitters Is Orange Jill Sanders & Leigh Powell Special Merit
CASE III Student Recruitment Admissions Package Jill Sanders & Diane Pitts **Award of Excellence
CASE III Direct Mail Donor Leadership Appreciation Event Invitation Bill Baker **Award of Excellence
CASE III Paid Advertisements Series Taking PrecaUTions Ads Jill Sanders & Leigh Powell **Award of Excellence
CASE III Insitutional Publications Profiles of a Great University Diane Pitts & Robin Easter Special Merit
CASE III Insitutional Publications Ready for the World Passport Jill Sanders & Mary Marshburn **Award of Excellence
CASE III General News or Feature Story/Series UT Researcher Sheds New Light on Hybrid Animals Jay Mayfield Special Merit
CASE III World Wide Web Home Page Design & Implementation Ready for the World Home Page Darren Hughes **Award of Excellence
CASE III World Wide Web Home Page Design & Implementation Undergraduate Admissions Home Page Leigh Shoemaker Special Merit
CASE III Electronic Newsletters & Tabloids eTorch Leigh Shoemaker & Diane Ballard **Award of Excellence


COMPETITION CATEGORY ENTRY WINNER PLACEMENT
CASE III Media Relations Projects Make Orange Green Jay Mayfield Special Merit
CASE III Constituency Organizations Programs Torchbearer Reunion 2006 Office of Alumni Affairs Excellence
CASE III Student Recruitment The Choice is Yours, 2007 Diane Pitts, Angie Dobbs Excellence
CASE III Paid Advertisement Series Branding Ads Hank Dye, Tom Milligan Excellence
CASE III Annual Reports I A Year of Firsts: The UT Martin 2004-2005 Chancellor’s Annual Report Office of University Relations Special Merit
CASE III Internal Tabloids and Newsletters Third Thursday Newsletter UTIA Marketing & Communications Services Excellence
CASE III Tabloid and Newsletter Publishing Improvement Torchbearer Creative Services Special Merit
CASE III Television fUTure Commercial Spot Hank Dye, Tom Milligan Excellence
TCPRA Overall Promotional Campaign 3rd Place
TCPRA Special Publication 3rd Place
TCPRA Newsletter, Electronic 3rd Place
TCPRA Feature Article, News Story, Alumni Magazine Article 1st Place
Telly TDEC-Tennessee State Parks Brad Prosise


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